4 Years of the Forest Code – Situation and Prospects (SP)
Government officials, farmers, environmentalists and experts on the subject will meet to review and discuss the results achieved with the Forest Code also contemplating what remains for the complete execution of the law, focusing on the state of São Paulo. The event will be held on May 13, from 9 am to 13h, at the InterContinental Hotel (Alameda Santos, 1123) in São Paulo (SP) and admission is free.
Registration can be made through the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/OUW7U1CniX . In May, the law establishing the new Forest Code full four years. Much progress has been made in its implementation, nowhere in the world there is an environmental law like this, but some challenges need to be overcome. Issues related to transparency, incentives and enforcement of its instruments require attention of all stakeholders.
The meeting is divided into two main panels. In the first table will be presented and case studies of successful implementation of the Forest Code and also a national scene after the four years of the law. In the second table, composed of representatives of state government of Sao Paulo, affiliates of the rural sector and environmental organizations the Forest Code implementation stages in São Paulo will be discussed. One of the highlights will be joining the Rural Environmental Registry (CAR) and the Environmental Regularization Program (PRA).
There will also be an initial lecture contextualizará the current stage of implementation of the law, strengthening the idea that an effective Forest Code is of interest to the Brazilian society.
Other events are scheduled for Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Brasilia and Cuiaba.
See the schedule:
9 am Opening table: Cristiano Vilardo (Observatory of the Forest Code) and Mario Mantovani (SOS Atlantic Forest) – Implementation of the new Forest Code: Situation at the national level 9:30 a.m. to 10:50 Table 1: Aspects of environmental compliance in rural properties 1. Leopoldo Santanna, Daterra Café: Sample sustainable property 2. Aurelio Padovezi, WRI – regeneration potential in forest restoration 3. Guidotti Vinicius de Faria, Imaflora: use and conservation der soil, water and biodiversity in agricultural landscapes 4. Margarete Nascimento, Green Initiative: Analysis CAR in Sao Paulo Mediator: Daniela Chiaretti, Economic Value (tbc)
11h to 13h Table 2: Implementation of the Environmental Regularization Program (PRA) in the State of São Paulo, State and outlook • Patricia Iglecias, Secretary of Environment of the State of São Paulo • Arnaldo Jardim, Secretary of Agriculture and are State Agriculture Paul • Representative of the Federation of Agriculture and Livestock São Paulo (APHEF) • Roberto Resende, Observatory Forest Code and movement More Forests to São Paulo • Mediator: Paulina Chamorro, Eldorado Radio and Estadão
The Green Initiative is a nonprofit organization that seeks to contribute to the improvement of environmental services such as biodiversity, water and air quality. Thus, it helps in mitigating and adapting to climate change caused by human activities through its own reforestation projects in partnership with other institutions. The Green Initiative believes in the importance of consistency and scientific update, directing their work to the generation and dissemination of knowledge and also to support the formulation and implementation of public policies that are able to ensure the conservation of natural ecosystems and the well-being rural communities. Learn more: http://www.iniciativaverde.org.br/
The Center’s Forest Code (OCF) consists of a network of 23 organizations that share the overall objective of monitoring the implementation of the new forestry law (Federal Law 12651/12) throughout the country, especially the performance of the Environmental Adjustment Programs ( PRAs) and its main instrument, the Rural Environmental Registry (CAR), to generate critical mass data and collaborate to maximize the positive aspects of the new law and mitigate its negative aspects. Learn more: http://localhost/obs/
The #MaisFlorestaPRASaoPaulo is a movement institutions, individuals and collectives that recognize the importance of forests to the quality of life of São Paulo and work for public policies as the State Environmental Regularization Program (PRA) make possible a real increase its coverage forest. The movement began in January 2016 when a group of institutions and individuals, dissatisfied with the results of this program and construction process, articulated to claim greater transparency and objectivity in the rules of implementation. He asked the government a more democratic process and protested against the repeal of Resolution 004/2016 of the Secretariat of the Environment, which established some criteria for the Paulista PRA.
Press Releases Milena del Rio Valle – MdRValle Communication [email protected] (11) 981-597-555
inical date: 05/13/2016
Final date: 05/13/2016
Local: Hotel InterContinental (Alameda Santos, 1123) in São Paulo (SP)